MiniPortal FTP login buffer overflow

miniportal-ftp-login-bo (8172) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


MiniPortal is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. By supplying a large string containing 4093 bytes or more at login, a remote attacker can overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the Web server.


Gain Privileges


Upgrade to the latest version of MiniPortal (1.1.6 or later), available from the InstantServers Download Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • InstantServers MiniPortal 1.1.5


Feb 09, 2002

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